Modern Greek Studies Association

Juan Carmona Zabala

University of California San Diego

Dept. of History

Ph.D. candidate


MA in European and Mediterranean Studies, New York University (2012)
MA thesis: "The Holocaust and the Politics of Memory in Greece"

Licenciatura in Translation and Interpretation (English, German, modern Greek), University of Málaga, Spain (2009)

Principal presentations and Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

“Una propuesta de normas para transcribir el griego moderno al castellano” in Revista Linguae vol. 1 (2015) p. 25-38

Book reviews

G. ANTONIOU ET AL., To Olokaftoma sta Valkania, Salonika: Epikentro, 2011, 672 pp. in Erytheia vol. 33 (2012).

A. KALDELLIS, Hellenism in Byzantium: the Transformations of Greek Identity and the Reception of the Classical Tradition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007, 468 pp., in Erytheia vol. 30 (2009).

Conference Papers

“Greek Tobacco Workers and Political Polarization on the Ground: the Strikes of 1928” 16th Annual History Graduate Student Association Symposium, Fresno State University. March 22, 2014

“Exonerating the Nation: Representations of the Non-Jewish Reactions to the Holocaust in Greece” 4th Annual History Graduate Student Conference, Northern Illinois University. October 21, 2011.

UC San Diego
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La Jolla, CA 92093-0104

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Proposed thesis title

Globalizing Smoke: A Greek History of Tobacco (1880-1944)

Areas of Specialization

Labor history, economic history, social movements, history of commodities, tobacco

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